KnowCo Limited

KnowCo provides Governance, Risk and Compliance (‘GRC’) and regulatory compliance services, and ALM and stress testing software to financial institutions.

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So you've got your ECL numbers: time to begin your IFRS 9 Project...

11th September 2017

Those financial institutions who found their expected credit loss modelling wanting, in the light of the requirements of IFRS 9, are starting to see the results of their ECL projects come through: the portfolio-level metrics and parameters that are needed to calculate 12-month and lifetime provisions for each on- and off-balance sheet exposure....
IFRS 9: 14 questions you need to explore before implementation

29th August 2017

IFRS 9 is a principles-based standard: it tells you what to do, but not how to do it. Designing and implementing a compliant response calls for many practical issues to be addressed and resolved. Here, in this one-page summary, are some of those issues...
Balance Sheet Risk Management and Stress Testing

11th August 2017

The KnowCo ALM and Stress Testing application enables users to carry out Liquidity Risk, Credit Risk Capital and Interest Rate risk stress tests in line with latest regulatory requirements. The system is designed to reduce the significant and fast-growing workload on risk and compliance professionals involved in balance sheet risk management and...
Spreadsheet Risk in Stress Testing

11th August 2017

Many small- medium sized banks rely on excel for financial stress-testing and modelling, creating potential for errors and regulatory risk. KnowCo's automated, easy-to-use stress testing solution enables improved data integrity. The process uses a templated data mapping process which will typically uncover instances of data degradation and expose...